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Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger

Associate Professor of Biology, Department Chair


Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger

Office: McKinney 157

Education: B.S., Biology, Virginia Tech; Ph.D., Molecular Genetics and Immunology, Medical College of Virginia; Postdoctoral research, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Teaching Fields: Genetics, biochemistry, immunology, ornithology, introductory majors and non-majors biology, bioethics

Research Interests: Molecular biology of gene expression; DNA barcoding; impacts of pedagogical strategies on student learning outcomes

Other Roles on Campus: Pre-Med Society advisor, Frisbee Golf Club, BC EcoAction

Outside Interests: Bird-watching, Frisbee golfing, Virginia certified master gardener